Jasper Township, Fayette County, Ohio

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Jasper Township, Fayette County, Ohio
U.S. Route 22 in Jasper Mills
U.S. Route 22 in Jasper Mills
Location of Jasper Township in Fayette County
Location of Jasper Township in Fayette County
Coordinates: 39°34′32″N 83°36′32″W / 39.57556°N 83.60889°W / 39.57556; -83.60889Coordinates: 39°34′32″N 83°36′32″W / 39.57556°N 83.60889°W / 39.57556; -83.60889
CountryUnited States
StateOhio
CountyFayette
Area
 • Total41.1 sq mi (106.5 km2)
 • Land41.0 sq mi (106.2 km2)
 • Water0.1 sq mi (0.3 km2)
Elevation1,037 ft (316 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total745
 • Density18/sq mi (7.0/km2)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
FIPS code39-38388[2]
GNIS feature ID1086088[1]

Jasper Township is one of the ten townships of Fayette County, Ohio, United States. As of the 2010 census the population was 745,[3] down from 857 people at the 2000 census. 588 of the residents lived in the unincorporated portions of the township in 2010.[4]

Geography[edit]

Located in the western part of the county, it borders the following townships:

Two villages are located in Jasper Township: Milledgeville in the north, and part of Octa in the northwest.

Historical population
Census Pop.
1990839
20008572.1%
2010745−13.1%

Name and history[edit]

It is the only Jasper Township statewide.[5]

Government[edit]

The township is governed by a three-member board of trustees, who are elected in November of odd-numbered years to a four-year term beginning on the following January 1. Two are elected in the year after the presidential election and one is elected in the year before it. There is also an elected township fiscal officer,[6] who serves a four-year term beginning on April 1 of the year after the election, which is held in November of the year before the presidential election. Vacancies in the fiscal officership or on the board of trustees are filled by the remaining trustees.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  2. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  3. ^ "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Census Summary File 1 (G001), Jasper township, Fayette County, Ohio". American FactFinder. U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved July 1, 2016.
  4. ^ "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Census Summary File 1 (G001), Remainder of Jasper township, Jasper township, Fayette County, Ohio". American FactFinder. U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved July 1, 2016.
  5. ^ "Detailed map of Ohio" (PDF). United States Census Bureau. 2000. Retrieved 2007-02-16.
  6. ^ §503.24, §505.01, and §507.01 of the Ohio Revised Code. Accessed 4/30/2009.

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